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weekend with top nonfiction books and authors. booktv.org. >> jeanne three yo harris recounts rosa parks' political activism. she argues she is often only remembered for her bus arrest in montgomery, alabama, but her involvement in the civil rights movement was far more extensive. this is about an hour, five. >> good evening. my name is georgette norman, director of troy university rosa parks' museum. on behalf of the chancellor, the faculty, student body, i welcome you to our campus. i want to ask you a question. very glad you're here. how are you politicized? how are you acculture ated? want you to think about that. as we honor rosa parks' 100% birthday, we have -- 100th birthday, we have the honor of having with us to start this whole celebration off dr. jeannie theoharis who asked that question of rosa parks. what was behind that no? that no heard round the world? those little two letters that opened the floodgates of all those divergent streams into that one vast ocean. at the time that no carried with it great risk. risk in terms of gender, class and race. the question is, what is
are you acculturated? i want you to think about that. as they honor rosa parks a hundred earth day, we have the honor of having with us dr. jeanne theoharis, who asked the question of rosa parks. what was behind that? that no heard round the world. consider two letters that open the floodgates of mother's day vergence dreams into that one vast ocean. at the time risk in terms of gender, class and race. the question is, what it behind that kind of courage? one makes one take those stands and more importantly, what is the price paid for having done so? .your jeanne theoharis and to some of those questions and she writes it in her new book, "the rebellious life of mrs. rosa parks" "the rebellious life of mrs. rosa parks" was born and spent about six weeks and moved to milwaukee, wisconsin where she was raised. as professor of political science at brooklyn college. she's also profounder of educators for civil liberty. she's the author of numerous books on the civil rights movement and politics of race in the united state. including this co-author of school of thought, students talk back to
".com. >> jeanne theoharis recounts the life of rosa parks. she is most remembered for her bus arrest in montgomery, alabama. her involvement was far more extensive. this is about an hour and five minutes. >> good evening. on behalf of the chancellor and faculty, i welcome you to our campus. how are we culture he? on rosa parks 101st day, her birthday, the author explores the question of rosa parks. what was behind that? those that know her. .. what is the price paid for having done something? dr. jeanne theoharis answers some of those questions and she writes it in her new book "the rebellious life of mrs. rosa parks". jeanne theoharis was born in staten island six weeks ago and her family moved to milwaukee, wisconsin, where she was raised. she held the first chair in woman's studies and as professor of science at boca raton college, she is also co-founder of educators for civil liberty. she is the author of numerous books on the civil-rights movement and the politics of race in the united states including as co-author of schools suck:students talk back to the segregated nation and its failures o
't stand for this and long before rosa parks, she decided to conduct write-ins to protest. and in addition to the printing of her life story called the book of life, sojourner describes one of the incidence. neither conductor or driver noticed her and soon another followed and she raised her hand again but they also turned away she then gave three tremendous yelps. i want to ride. i want to ride. consternation seized. people, go-karts of every description stood still. the car was locked up in traffic and before it moved on, sojourner jumped aboard. then there rose a shot from the crowd. she has beaten them. the angry conductor told her he would put her out. quietly seating herself she informed them she was a passenger. beauford where the horses are or i will throw you out, said he in a menacing voice. she was mayor neither from maryland or virginia for the threat. but from the empire state of new york and nouvelle law as well as he did. several soldiers were in the cars and another passenger scheme in the related of the circumstances that said you have heard that old woman talk to the cond
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